Mean platelet volume

What is Mean platelet volume?

Mean platelet volume (MPV) is a machine-calculated measurement of the average size of platelets found in blood and is typically included in blood tests as part of the CBC.

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I am a male, 59 years-of-age. I just received the results of my blood work. The tests showed my white blood cell count is: 1.7 L, while my...

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Complete blood report is required.

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A low white blood cell...

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is a high ( but still within range) mean platelet volume a cause for concern?

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MPV interpretation depends on your previous health status

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i have severe osteo arthritis I take 400 motrin 3x daily. I recently had a ecoli bladder infection which took days of 500 amoxicillin 3x a day to...

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I think you outlined the situation quite well

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All of the lab values are very close to entirely normal. they are just...

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Recent questions on  Mean platelet volume

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My MPV came back at 10.7 fL, lab reference range of 6.0 to 10.8 fL. Platelet count is 216k/uL. All other CBC components look good. Full CBC is...

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Hello, I just received my test with MPV 12.6 which is high and it was only 7.5 20 days ago. How can I lower and how dangerous it is?

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What vitamin or special diet do i need, for the following abnormal results? How can I hire my Platelets and how long would it take? Chloride 97L...

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If the blood report of one year old child shows these figures, is it fine:- Calcium, serum -- 9.9 alkaline phosphate -- 277 phosphorous --5.3 red...

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I have cough from previous 4-5 years...
test reports for cough were normal..
bt in "complete hemogram report", the value of...

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My daughter is having surgery to remove a breast lump. Prior to surgery is having a platelet transfusion as her white platelets continue to be low....

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